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Dives

noun Di·ves \ˈdī-(ˌ)vēz\

Definition of DIVES

:  a rich man
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Origin of DIVES

Middle English, from Latin, rich, rich man; misunderstood as a proper name in Luke 16:19
First Known Use: 14th century
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